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Citation : Unofficial version CTS 1952 No. 12 / Version non officielle RTC 1952 No 12
Date of entry into force : 1951-10-26
Languages : en
Source : Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada / Ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Commerce international Canada
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E101331 - CTS 1952 No. 12

 

SUPPLEMENTARY CONVENTION TO THE SUPPLEMENTARY CONVENTION BETWEEN HER MAJESTY AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FOR THE MUTUAL EXTRADITION OF FUGITIVE CRIMINALS

 

Canada and the United States of America, being desirous of modifying and supplementing in certain respects the list of crimes on account of which extradition may be granted under the Treaties and Conventions in force between Canada and the United States of America, particularly the Convention concluded by the United States of America and Her Britannic Majesty on December 13, 1900, so as to comprehend any and all frauds which are punishable criminally by the laws of both contracting states, particularly those which occur in connection with transactions in securities, have decided to conclude a Supplementary Convention for that purpose and have appointed as their respective Plenipotentiaries:

Canada:

Lester Bowles Pearson, Secretary of State for External Affairs in the Government of Canada, and

Stuart Sinclair Garson, Minister of Justice and Attorney-General in the Government of Canada, and

The United States of America:

Don C. Bliss, Minister of the United States of America at Ottawa,

who, having communicated to one another their respective full powers, found in good and due form, have agreed as follows:

 

ARTICLE I

The enumeration numbered 11 in Article I of the Supplementary Extradition Convention signed on December 13, 1900, between the United States of America and her Britannic Majesty, is hereby amended to read as follows:

11A.       Obtaining property, money or valuable securities by false pretences or by defrauding the public or any person by deceit or falsehood or other fraudulent means would or would not amount to a false pretence.

11B.       Making use of the mails in connection with schemes devised or intended to deceive or defraud the public or for the purpose of obtaining money under false pretences.

 

ARTICLE II

The present Supplementary Convention shall be ratified and the instruments of ratification shall be exchanged at Ottawa.

The present Supplementary Convention shall enter into force on the day of the exchange of the instruments of ratification and it shall continue in force as though it were an integral part of the Supplementary Convention of December 13, 1900, subject to the provisions of Article II of that Supplementary Convention with respect to termination.

 

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned Plenipotentiaries have signed this present Supplementary Convention and have affixed thereto their respective seals

DONE in duplicate at Ottawa, this 26th day of October, 1951.


FOR CANADA:

L.B. Pearson
Stuart S. Garson


FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA:

Don C. Bliss